BRUCE, Susan B

1954 - ?

Born in Coventry in 1954. Trained, initially as a ceramist, but also in printmaking at Cheltenham and later at Lowestoft College of Arts and has attended a number of printmaking workshops to learn new printing techniques. Susan taught art in schools and colleges for many years and is a printmaker and a member of the Suffolk Craft Society both as a printmaker and as a ceramic artist, she is also a member of the Gainsborough House print workshop in Sudbury and a professional member of the Craft Potters' Association. Her current prints are collographs with collage with the river Deben estuary near her home a great influence on her work, with the ever changing river and the colour and the light and aims for subtle colour combinations to reflect the mood and atmosphere. Susan's has a series of prints which are based on drawings based on Levens Hall topiary garden in Cumbria with the almost geometric shapes inspired semi abstract compositions, with layers of rich surface pattern. She has exhibited widely including The Lion House Gallery Lavenham; Snape Maltings Gallery; Peter Piers Gallery Aldeburgh; Rougham Barns, Suffolk; Edmund gallery Bury St. Edmunds and SCS Gallery 2 Ipswich. The author of ‘The Art of Handbuilt Ceramics’ (2000) and has her studio at 4 Pinewood, Woodbridge, Suffolk.


[Susan B. Bruce = Philip J. Bruce - High Peak, Derbyshire in 1981]




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